Marcus Powell

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I believe
in building young people through music & expression.


The cycle of poverty and abuse is affecting young people impacting their development, health and wellbeing. With over 15 years experience in the music industry and knowing the importance of good role models himself, Marcus is passionate about using his knowledge and creativity to engage youth and expand their dreams.


Text CRESCENDO to 4644 to donate $3 to The Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa and support Marcus’ work giving young people the love and opportunities they need to succeed*.
The Crescendo Trust of Aotearoa (CTOA) a uses music as a vehicle to transition youth to more positive pathways and shift negative connotations. Mentors with success in the music industry nurture and empower young New Zealanders and give them lifelong skills through training in music, film/photography, media and communication.

Mentors are the positive role models to these young people, checking on their wellbeing and safety and making sure they know they are loved. Youth who may have previously aspired to being a gang member or a drug dealer are now becoming music producers or rappers.


*Please note: each text will automatically charge your mobile account $3, please ask the bill payer or mobile account holder. This service is only available until the 31st January 2018.